Tottenham’s Antonio Conte tells Arsenal counterpart Mikel Arteta to stop complaining so much

Antonio Conte has instructed Mikel Arteta to cease complaining after Arsenal boss voiced his dismay to referee Paul Tierney after Tottenham’s 3-0 win over the Gunners.

22 minutes after Cedric Soares was ordered to foul Son Heung-Min contained in the field, Harry Kane put the Spurs forward from the penalty spot. The England captain then doubled Tottenham’s benefit with a close-range header quarter-hour later.

In the meantime, Rob Holding was despatched off for a second yellow card offense after two challenges to Son, and though the South Korean worldwide added a 3rd yellow card early within the second half, Arteta turned his consideration to the referees after a end result that left them only one level. Tottenham occupy the final Champions League qualifying spot within the Premier League.

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“If I say what I feel I shall be suspended for six months,” Arteta mentioned. “I am allowed to make my very own interpretation of what is going on on within the sport however I do not know the way to lie so I favor to not say what I feel.

“I can not say what I feel. I shall be suspended. I am happy with my gamers. You possibly can ask the referee to come back in entrance of the digicam and clarify their selections. Their choice. It is a pity as a result of such a superb sport was destroyed in the present day.”

Nevertheless, Conte referred to the Spaniard’s earlier feedback about Arsenal’s fixture scheduling and to Arteta, referring to the unique postponement of this sport when the Gunners needed the sport to be efficiently moved regardless of solely having one in January underneath the Premier League’s COVID-19 rules. launched a devastating assault. case on the time.

Conte added, “Mikel Arteta is a extremely good coach. He simply bought began and I feel I have been complaining lots about him.”

“I feel he ought to focus extra on his group and never complain as a result of he is simply getting began. I feel he ought to keep calm and maintain working as a result of it is nice however he ought to hear. It is not good for a coach to complain more often than not. It is okay. It was a pink card for me.”

Conte referred to a robust problem from Fabinho in final weekend’s Liverpool solely booked 1-1 draw.

“Bear in mind in opposition to Liverpool, I did not inform Fabinho what occurred, no? If we need to complain, we have now the chance to speak in regards to the referee, the choice, a postponed sport each sport,” he continued. “I assume that is my recommendation, if he desires to take my recommendation that is wonderful. In any other case I do not care.

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